Welcome to the Gulf Coast Computer Science Program


Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Computer Science
available on the Gulf Coast is designed and
streamlined to meet your career and educational goals.

Advance your career with a B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast. The demand for computer science professionals with strong technical and management capabilities is of utmost importance. In the next decade, there will be at least ten computer-related jobs out of the top 30 "most growing" job fields and there will be at least three computer-oriented jobs out of the top five "most paid" job fields (Bureau of Labor Statistics). Starting salaries for Computer Science B.S. grads range from 35K-45K and M.S. graduates range from 45K-60K! Grads of programs in Computer Science will explore careers like:


  • Software applications developers
  • IT analysts
  • Database administrators
  • Network administrators
  • Computer science instructors
  • Various programming jobs

Computer Science at Southern Miss:

  • A dedicated faculty actively involved with the local industry
  • A flexible degree program allowing you to work with your advisor to meet your personal and educational goals
  • An updated curriculum teaching relevant and "most happening" Computer Science topics
  • Education and training that will enable you to enter the job market prepared and ready to perform effectively

A. Louise Perkins